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Kent State University at Ashtabula

Kent State University at Ashtabula is an Associate's college with 2339 students located in Ashtabula, OH.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Kent State University at Ashtabula is part of the third largest university in Ohio, but it looks and feels like a small, private college. You can see Lake Erie from just about anywhere on campus and you're only minutes away from beaches and a summer resort town.

The northern-most of Kent State University's eight-campus system is centrally located between Cleveland, Erie and Youngstown. The Campus has just recently added the new state-of-the-art Robert S. Morrison Health and Science Building to the Main Hall, Library and Technology Building to keep pace with ever-growing educational demands.

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For general information about this world-class university on the shores of Lake Erie call 440-964-3322.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 2,339
Gender 33% Male / 67% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 29% Full Time / 71% Part Time
Geography 98% In State / 2% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 74% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 85%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
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  • Television Station

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center remedial instruction tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries student web hosting available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates on-campus daycare personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: interactive television link with all county high schools
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major dual enrollment of high school students internships student-designed major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (24%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (20%), Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant (17%), Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other (9%), Occupational Therapist Assistant (5%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (5%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Associates

Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.

Job Opportunities:

Tax Preparers
Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Brokerage Clerks
Perform duties related to the purchase, sale or holding of securities. Duties include writing orders for stock purchases or sales, computing transfer taxes, verifying stock transactions, accepting and delivering securities, tracking stock price fluctuations, computing equity, distributing dividends, and keeping records of daily transactions and holdings.
Statistical Assistants
Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

Any instructional program in education not listed above.

Associates

Any instructional program in health and medical administrative services not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of occupational therapists, to direct patient participation in skill-enhancing, learning, and motivational tasks; correct or diminish pathologies; and to provide direct health education and promotion services. Includes instruction in human life span development, occupational therapy principles and practice skills, treatment planning and implementation, record-keeping and documentation, patient education and intervention, activity and program direction, and assistive services management.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to implement physical therapy treatment care plans, train patients, conduct treatment interventions, use equipment, and observe and record patient progress. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, principles and procedures of physical therapy, basic neurology and orthopedics, physical therapy modalities, documentation skills, psychosocial aspects of health care, wound and injury care, electrotherapy, working with orthotics and prostheses, and personal and professional ethics.

Job Opportunities:

Physical Therapist Assistants
Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Associates

A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply the knowledge and skills of general computer programming to the solution of specific operational problems and customization requirements presented by individual software users and organizational users. Includes training in specific types of software and its installation and maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Software Developers, Applications
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.
Software Developers, Systems Software
Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Any instructional program in electrical and electronic engineering-related technologies not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers engaged in the design and development phases of a wide variety of projects involving mechanical systems. Includes instruction in principles of mechanics, applications to specific engineering systems, design testing procedures, prototype and operational testing and inspection procedures, manufacturing system-testing procedures, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

A program that focuses on the application of scientific and agribusiness principles to the production of grapes, the making of wine, and the wine business. Includes instruction in grapes and wines of the world; grape production; winemaking technology; plant biology; chemistry; food science, safety, and packaging; soil science; pest management; and marketing and business management.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Food Scientists and Technologists
Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food.
Soil and Plant Scientists
Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

Administration & Faculty

Dean Dr. Susan Stocker
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 50
Student : Faculty Ratio 23 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 40 : 60
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 32
Tenure Track Faculty 8
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 60
International Faculty 8

AP Test Credit Information

Test Name Minimum Score Equivalent Course (s) Credits
AP Art History 3.0 ARTH 22006 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 3.0 BSCI 10110 Pass / No Credit
AP Biology 4.0 BSCI 10110 and 10120 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus AB 3.0 MATH 12002 Pass / No Credit
AP Calculus BC 3.0 MATH 12002 and MATH LER 5.0
AP Calculus BC 4.0 MATH 12002 and MATH 12003 10.0
AP Chemistry 3.0 CHEM 10060 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 4.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 Pass / No Credit
AP Chemistry 5.0 CHEM 10060 and 10062 and 10061 Pass / No Credit
AP Chinese Language and Culture 3.0 CHIN 15101 and 15102 Pass / No Credit
AP Comparative Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10004 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 3.0 CS 10051 Pass / No Credit
AP Computer Science A 4.0 CS10051 and CS 23021 Pass / No Credit
AP English Language and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP English Literature and Composition 3.0 ENG 11011 Pass / No Credit
AP Environmental Science 3.0 GEOL 21062 Pass / No Credit
AP European History 3.0 A&S HUM LER 3.0
AP French Language and Culture 3.0 FR 13201 and 13202 Pass / No Credit
AP German Language and Culture 3.0 GER 11201 and 1120 Pass / No Credit
AP Human Geography 3.0 GEOG 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Italian Language and Culture 3.0 ITAL 15201 and 15202 Pass / No Credit
AP Latin 3.0 LAT 16201 and 16202 Pass / No Credit
AP Macroeconomics 3.0 ECON 22061 Pass / No Credit
AP Microeconomics 3.0 ECON 22060 Pass / No Credit
AP Music Theory 3.0 MUS 11121 Pass / No Credit
AP Physics B 3.0 PHY 13001 and 13021 and 13002 and 13022 Pass / No Credit
AP Psychology 3.0 PSYC 11762 Pass / No Credit
AP Spanish Language and Culture 3.0 SPAN 18201 and 18202 Pass / No Credit
AP Statistics 3.0 MATH 10041 Pass / No Credit
AP United States Government and Politics 3.0 POL 10100 Pass / No Credit
AP United States History 3.0 HIST 12070 and 12071 Pass / No Credit
AP World History 3.0 HIST 11050 and 11051 Pass / No Credit

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

50% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
21% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
6% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

25th - 75th Percentile
ACTComposite17 - 21
 
SATMath470 - 570
Reading420 - 530
Writing390 - 450

Admission Considerations

Also Considered: Academic GPA, Application Essay, Recommendations, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Standardized Test Scores

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
Visual Performing Arts 0 1
English 0 4
Math 0 3
Science 0 3
Social Studies 0 3
Foreign Language 0 2
Science Lab 0 2

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $11,633 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $10,584
$30K-$48K $11,419
$48K-$75K $13,651
$75K-$110K $15,306
$110K+ $15,505

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $5,554, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,554 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $6,954 $16,914

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $13,514 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,960
Books $1,400 $1,400
Total (before financial aid) $14,914 $24,874

Students Receiving Aid

76% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 77% $6,307
Federal Scholarships/Grants 74% $4,402
Institutional Grants 6% $1,077
Other Federal Grants 3% $557
Pell Grants 74% $4,379
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 1% $2,065
Student Loans 77% $6,341

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

11% of students graduated in six years.

49% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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